March 2021 top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs

March 2021 top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs

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Find out what you missed in feed news and blogs from last month

See what topics were the most popular in the animal feed industry in March 2021.


  1. Mutant ASF virus strains in China cause alarm

With the ability to transmit between pigs more easily, two of the African swine fever (ASF) virus strains that have emerged in Chinese pigs appear to pose a greater risk to the nation’s pork industry.

 

  1. Animals aboard ships in Suez Canal could run out of feed

Even as the giant cargo ship that was stuck in the Suez Canal for days was freed on Monday, tens of thousands of livestock on about 20 vessels in the canal could be in danger of running out of feed.

 

  1. China looks to cut corn, soymeal content in animal feed

China’s agriculture ministry is looking to lower corn and soybean meal content in animal feed, according to a Reuters report.

 

  1. US ag exporters say ocean carrier practices harm economy

Exporters of U.S. agriculture products say international ocean container carriers are frequently refusing to carry U.S. ag exports, harming the U.S. economy and the reliability of their shipments.

 

  1. High feed cost versus feed efficiency improvement (blog)

Ioannis Mavromichalis: We are faced with a new wave of high feed prices, and improving feed efficiency is perhaps the best solution to this problem.

 

  1. ASF the dominating factor in pork market uncertainty

African swine fever (ASF) continues to be a major driver of the world’s pork markets, causing uncertainty, especially in China and Germany, according to a new Rabobank report.

 

  1. One year of COVID-19: What have we learned?

As the novel coronavirus pandemic marks its first anniversary, industry leaders reflect on what they’ve learned and how they’ve adapted.

 

  1. VIDEO: Inside China’s swine rebound, challenges ahead

As the Chinese government reports a swine herd rebound of near pre-African swine fever (ASF) levels, many are skeptical this is actually the case.

 

  1. Australia begins exploring safety rules for insect meal

Despite the hype around insects’ ability to upcycle human food waste into animal feed, actually feeding insects raised on trash is prohibited.

 

  1. VIDEO: 4 trends shaping 2021 global feed production

Alltech’s 2021 Global Feed Survey provides an in-depth look at the 2020 production volumes of the world’s top feed producing countries, species data and analysis of the macro trends driving the previous year’s tonnage gain and losses.